Tag Archives: AIDS

The Magic T-Shirts

At the very first meeting I had with the teen leaders for Mochudi Teen Club in 2011, they asked about getting T-shirts.  They wanted to design shirts and have them made.  I acknowledged it was a nice idea, secretly blew … Continue reading

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HIV/AIDS Successes and Challenges

Recently NPR aired a few shows telling about successes Botswana has enjoyed in its fight against HIV/AIDS.  A friend recently heard one of those show titled “Stunning Achievement Against Aids”, and asked me my opinion on it, as someone “on … Continue reading

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I Went to a Funeral this Morning

I went to a funeral this morning.  It was for a 15 year old boy named Bofelo.  He had attended Mochudi Teen Club in 2010, but hadn’t been coming recently.  I’ve been working with Teen Club since June of 2011 … Continue reading

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Recent Events (BOTS-11, Rhinos, Furniture, EBP, and Language Week)

A lot of things have happened over the last few months that I have not written about.  Before they completely slip my mind, I will write about several of those events together in this post… BOTS-11 The next group of … Continue reading

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AIDS 101… Volunteering for AID Atlanta

Since the Peace Corps will be assigning us to the HIV/AIDS Capacity Building project in Botswana, Tish and I are trying to learn all we can about HIV/AIDS.  To that end we have looked for volunteer opportunities here in Atlanta … Continue reading

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